The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 283 330 339
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +9
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 447 346 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.97% 0.78% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.93% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 385 286 272
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38406 37329 41067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.71% 83.61% 81.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31575 30968 35289
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region.

User Stories Salary Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in London

User Stories
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 76 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Sidcup +1 11 £46,750 -0.79%
West Drayton - 3 £45,000 -
Harrow - 2 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £50,000 - 1
Bromley - 1 £67,500 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £65,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £42,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 854 (79.59%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (48.37%) Scrum
3 311 (28.98%) QA
4 301 (28.05%) E-Commerce
5 257 (23.95%) SQL
6 247 (23.02%) TDD
6 247 (23.02%) Business Analysis
7 217 (20.22%) Finance
8 194 (18.08%) User Experience
9 190 (17.71%) JavaScript
9 190 (17.71%) Retail
10 185 (17.24%) BDD
11 178 (16.59%) C#
12 173 (16.12%) Degree
13 171 (15.94%) HTML
14 168 (15.66%) Java
15 167 (15.56%) CSS
16 164 (15.28%) Marketing
17 160 (14.91%) .NET
18 141 (13.14%) Project Management
19 135 (12.58%) JIRA
19 135 (12.58%) Selenium
20 125 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
20 125 (11.65%) UML
21 123 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
22 120 (11.18%) Use Case
22 120 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
23 112 (10.44%) Test Scripting
24 111 (10.34%) Ruby
25 108 (10.07%) XML

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (5.03%) CMS
2 42 (3.91%) Apache
3 23 (2.14%) Confluence
4 20 (1.86%) Tomcat
4 20 (1.86%) SharePoint
5 17 (1.58%) Drupal
6 9 (0.84%) Apache Pig
7 8 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.56%) GlassFish
8 6 (0.56%) WordPress
8 6 (0.56%) Node.js
8 6 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.47%) Documentum
9 5 (0.47%) Alfresco
9 5 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.37%) SAS
10 4 (0.37%) Liferay
Applications
1 56 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.68%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.30%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.84%) OmniGraffle
4 9 (0.84%) MS Office
5 8 (0.75%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.37%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 34 (3.17%) Magento
2 19 (1.77%) Google Analytics
3 13 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.093%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 67 (6.24%) SaaS
2 19 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
6 8 (0.75%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.19%) GitHub
8 1 (0.093%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.05%) SNMP
2 13 (1.21%) Internet
3 11 (1.03%) HTTP
4 4 (0.37%) Extranet
5 2 (0.19%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.19%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.19%) DNS
5 2 (0.19%) Intranet
5 2 (0.19%) DSL
6 1 (0.093%) MVNO
6 1 (0.093%) DAB
6 1 (0.093%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.093%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 52 (4.85%) MySQL
3 43 (4.01%) NoSQL
4 40 (3.73%) Relational Database
5 29 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (2.42%) MongoDB
7 20 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.30%) Hadoop
9 13 (1.21%) Data Mart
10 11 (1.03%) Big Data
11 9 (0.84%) Apache Hive
11 9 (0.84%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.84%) Impala
11 9 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.75%) ProClarity
12 8 (0.75%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.65%) Mahout
14 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.37%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.37%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 135 (12.58%) JIRA
1 135 (12.58%) Selenium
2 105 (9.79%) Cucumber
3 85 (7.92%) Git (software)
4 75 (6.99%) Jenkins
5 61 (5.68%) Hudson
6 54 (5.03%) QuickTest Pro
7 50 (4.66%) WebDriver
8 43 (4.01%) Subversion
8 43 (4.01%) Bugzilla
9 40 (3.73%) TeamCity
10 32 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (2.70%) Visual Studio
11 29 (2.70%) JMeter
12 25 (2.33%) Maven
13 24 (2.24%) SoapUI
13 24 (2.24%) SpecFlow
14 22 (2.05%) PHPUnit
15 21 (1.96%) WATIR
16 20 (1.86%) Axure RP
General
1 217 (20.22%) Finance
2 190 (17.71%) Retail
3 164 (15.28%) Marketing
4 84 (7.83%) Games
5 75 (6.99%) Telecoms
6 74 (6.90%) Advertising
7 64 (5.96%) Banking
8 57 (5.31%) Publishing
9 35 (3.26%) Law
10 15 (1.40%) Back Office
10 15 (1.40%) Multimedia
11 13 (1.21%) Automotive
11 13 (1.21%) Legal
12 11 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 11 (1.03%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.75%) Front Office
14 4 (0.37%) Billing
14 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.093%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.093%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 399 (37.19%) Analyst
2 334 (31.13%) Business Analyst
3 221 (20.60%) Developer
4 95 (8.85%) Agile Business Analyst
5 69 (6.43%) Product Manager
6 65 (6.06%) QA Engineer
7 62 (5.78%) Architect
8 56 (5.22%) Java Developer
9 53 (4.94%) Senior Developer
10 52 (4.85%) Project Manager
11 44 (4.10%) Automation Engineer
12 33 (3.08%) QA Automation Engineer
12 33 (3.08%) C# Developer
13 31 (2.89%) Product Owner
14 30 (2.80%) Senior Business Analyst
14 30 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
15 29 (2.70%) ScrumMaster
16 28 (2.61%) Lead Developer
16 28 (2.61%) .NET Developer
16 28 (2.61%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (15.94%) HTML
2 167 (15.56%) CSS
3 160 (14.91%) .NET
4 108 (10.07%) XML
5 90 (8.39%) jQuery
6 78 (7.27%) Web Services
7 72 (6.71%) RESTful
8 70 (6.52%) ASP.NET
9 59 (5.50%) SOAP
10 55 (5.13%) Gherkin
11 48 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (4.38%) HTML5
13 45 (4.19%) CSS3
14 43 (4.01%) JSON
15 42 (3.91%) .NET Framework
16 39 (3.63%) Ajax
17 38 (3.54%) Spring
18 32 (2.98%) JSP
19 29 (2.70%) J2EE
19 29 (2.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 194 (18.08%) User Experience
2 120 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (8.29%) Open Source
4 83 (7.74%) Computer Science
5 79 (7.36%) Mobile App
6 49 (4.57%) Management Information System
7 33 (3.08%) FMCG
8 16 (1.49%) Visualisation
9 15 (1.40%) Video on Demand
10 14 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
11 12 (1.12%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.03%) Digital Media
12 11 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
12 11 (1.03%) Data Integration
12 11 (1.03%) Artificial Intelligence
13 10 (0.93%) Mathematics
13 10 (0.93%) Linked Data
14 9 (0.84%) Social Media
15 8 (0.75%) iPhone
15 8 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 78 (7.27%) Linux
2 72 (6.71%) Apple iOS
3 67 (6.24%) Android
4 19 (1.77%) Windows
5 15 (1.40%) Debian
6 12 (1.12%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.03%) UNIX
8 10 (0.93%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.93%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 854 (79.59%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (48.37%) Scrum
3 301 (28.05%) E-Commerce
4 247 (23.02%) TDD
4 247 (23.02%) Business Analysis
5 185 (17.24%) BDD
6 141 (13.14%) Project Management
7 125 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
7 125 (11.65%) UML
8 123 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 120 (11.18%) Use Case
10 112 (10.44%) Test Scripting
11 96 (8.95%) Analytics
11 96 (8.95%) OO
12 94 (8.76%) Test Automation
13 93 (8.67%) CRM
14 92 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 92 (8.57%) Unit Testing
15 90 (8.39%) Automated Testing
16 85 (7.92%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 257 (23.95%) SQL
2 190 (17.71%) JavaScript
3 178 (16.59%) C#
4 168 (15.66%) Java
5 111 (10.34%) Ruby
6 84 (7.83%) Python
7 66 (6.15%) T-SQL
7 66 (6.15%) PHP
8 21 (1.96%) Bash Shell
9 17 (1.58%) C
10 16 (1.49%) VB
11 15 (1.40%) Objective-C
12 13 (1.21%) C++
13 10 (0.93%) Erlang
13 10 (0.93%) VBScript
14 9 (0.84%) VBA
15 7 (0.65%) R
15 7 (0.65%) Perl
16 6 (0.56%) Clojure
16 6 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 173 (16.12%) Degree
2 74 (6.90%) ISEB
3 11 (1.03%) CBAP
4 10 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.19%) MBA
11 1 (0.093%) IIBA
11 1 (0.093%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.093%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.093%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 311 (28.98%) QA
2 5 (0.47%) FATCA
2 5 (0.47%) EMIR
2 5 (0.47%) MiFID
3 4 (0.37%) WCAG
3 4 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.03%) Varnish
2 7 (0.65%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.093%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.093%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (1.21%) Puppet
2 10 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.65%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 106 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 63 (5.87%) Oracle
3 32 (2.98%) Google
4 30 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
5 28 (2.61%) JBoss
6 23 (2.14%) Adobe
7 19 (1.77%) hybris
8 13 (1.21%) Cognos
8 13 (1.21%) HP
9 10 (0.93%) Perforce
9 10 (0.93%) IBM
10 9 (0.84%) DevExpress
11 6 (0.56%) ATG
11 6 (0.56%) Guidewire
12 5 (0.47%) Teradata
12 5 (0.47%) Ab Initio
12 5 (0.47%) Cognizant
12 5 (0.47%) Pega
12 5 (0.47%) Omniture
12 5 (0.47%) Endeca
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £59000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: From £28,000 to £31,500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: From £29,000 to £39,375 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: From £40,805 to £54,190 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Excellent Base and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago